Engaging with virtual characters using a pictorial interaction language

Birgit Endrass, Sarah Tazzyman, Lynne Hall, Elisabeth Andre, Colette Hume, Ruth Aylett

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Abstract

Providing fun, engaging child-centric approaches to interaction is challenging. The Pictorial Interaction Language was developed for children to communicate and interact with virtual characters in a serious game, MIXER. The design and development of the Pictorial Interaction Language is briefly outlined. Results highlight that children found interacting fun and were highly positive about the Pictorial Interaction Language.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Pages531-534
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781450324748
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event2014 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Toronto, ON, Canada
Duration: 26 Apr 20141 May 2014

Conference

Conference2014 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Abbreviated title CHI '14
CountryCanada
CityToronto, ON
Period26/04/141/05/14

Keywords

  • Child Interaction Design
  • Pictorial interaction language
  • Serious Games
  • Touch-based Interaction

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